Transport Intermediaries

Staples gets FDA warning on California warehouse

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

U.S. health regulators issued a warning letter to Staples Inc, the largest U.S. office supply retailer, for violating certain manufacturing practices related to food products stored in a company facility in California. Read More »

A. Duie Pyle awarded 2012 NASSTRAC Carrier of the Year

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

A. Duie Pyle, a leading transportation and logistics provider, is the recipient of NASSTRAC's 2012 Carrier of the Year Award in the Northeast Regional LTL category. The Award will be presented during the NASSTRAC Annual Conference & Logistics Expo that wi Read More »

SEKO opens El Paso facility

AJOT | March 13, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

SEKO, a global provider of supply-chain solutions, including comprehensive transportation, logistics and IT solutions ' has announced the opening of a new SEKO facility in El Paso, Texas. Read More »

ChemLogix expands staff with appointment of VP, finance and administrative services

AJOT | March 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

ChemLogix LLC announces the appointment of Gerry Paulson to the position of VP, Finance and Administrative Services. In this role, Gerry will manage all corporate accounting practices with responsibility for the development and administration of budgets, Read More »

Mapletree Logistics buys $213 mlllion worth of Japan assets

AJOT | March 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Singapore's Mapletree Logistics Trust said it acquired a portfolio of seven dry warehouse facilities in Japan from Goodman Japan Ltd for a total of 17.5 billion yen ($213 million). Read More »

Raven Russia doubles profit on soaring demand

AJOT | March 11, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Russian warehouse developer Raven Russia more than doubled its full year net profit in 2011 as demand from tenants outstripped supply, allowing it to pay a full year dividend and eye further portfolio growth. Read More »

Premium Article  ACE and export licensing are hot issues for brokers

Karen Thuermer | March 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

No one is exactly sure when U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) will implement 100 percent electronic filing under the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, but one thing is for certain: customs brokerage firms sho Read More »

Premium Article  Forwarding business changes with the times

Karen Thuermer | March 07, 2012 | Air Cargo | Transport Intermediaries

In today’s world where supply chain logistics and management appears to be all the buzz, the job of the freight forwarder seems to be facing a rebranding as a third party logistics provider, or 3PL. Read More »

Premium Article  The biggest challenge for CaroTrans: talent management

Peter Buxbaum | March 07, 2012 | People | Interviews | Transport Intermediaries

The company seeks visionaries with 100-year perspectives

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Steamship lines move cargo. NVOCCs are people businesses. Read More »

Premium Article  Customer service is secret to NVO success

Peter Buxbaum | March 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Investments in staff and technology combine to provide personalized attention

In some ways, the operations and customer relations of Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers have become more like those of the steamship lines. Last year, the Federal Mariti Read More »

Premium Article  U-Freight refits fourth logistics warehouse in fine fashion

AJOT | March 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The U-Freight Group, the Asia-based freight services organization, has strengthened its operations in Hong Kong with the opening of a further dedicated, full-service logistics facility after an extensive re-fit and modernization. Read More »

Encompass launches first mobile app for greater cargo control

AJOT | March 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Encompass Global Logistics LLC, a fast-growing 3PL that is ranked among the top 20 operators in the Transpacific trade, announced today the launch of a cargo-management mobile application for use on all iPhone, iPad and iPod products. The application can Read More »

Menlo Worldwide Logistics announces new leadership for North Asia

AJOT | March 07, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Thomas Pan has been promoted to Managing Director, North Asia, for Menlo Worldwide Logistics (China) and Leong Choong Cheng has simultaneously been appointed Deputy Managing Director, said Global Chief Operating Officer Gary Kowalski, who made the announc Read More »

DB Schenker Logistics rechristens beverage logistics service
 DB SCHENKERbeverages

AJOT | March 04, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

DB Schenker is pooling its ocean freight solutions tailored to the special needs of the beverage industry - from alcohol-free soft drinks through wine and sparkling wine all the way to liquor - under the new product name DB SCHENKERbeverages. With the cha Read More »

ChemLogix Global appoints new International Sales Manager

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

ChemLogix Global LLC announces the appointment of Marie Holst to the position of Manager, International Sales. Based in Blue Bell, PA, Marie will focus on expanding the company's market reach for international transportation and logistics services to mi Read More »

Damco continues to make steady progress

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Global logistics and freight forwarding company Damco has released 2011 results which demonstrate continued strong growth towards becoming a major player in the global logistics industry. Read More »

Associated Global Systems is on the move

AJOT | February 27, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Associated Global Systems (AGS), one the leading U.S. based transportation and logistics providers, has announced an expansion of its warehousing/distribution center in Jamaica, New York. Read More »

‘Deal of the day’ internet retailing injects unexpected year of growth for Wholesale Goods Suppliers

AJOT | February 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

The logistics-focused partnership between Aspen Logistics, Inc. and United National Consumer Suppliers (UNCS) to purchase, warehouse, and ship their products into new online markets has been fueled by the uptick in internet retailing, specifically the 'de Read More »

Express Technologies opens new headquarters

AJOT | February 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Express Technologies, providers of the LoadTech TMS System, opened its new and expanded high-tech headquarters, providing significant advantages to its clients in the transportation and logistics industries. Read More »

Pilot Freight Services opens first station in Canada

AJOT | February 26, 2012 | Transport Intermediaries

Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, announced that it has opened a station in Toronto, its first in Canada. The new location will handle shipments into and out of the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, work Read More »